• Alternative bone source may be safe for alveolar cleft repair

    One year ago - By Healio

    The use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein with a demineralized bone matrix was safe and effective for alveolar cleft reconstruction.The researchers conducted a retrospective chart review for 258 patients who underwent this procedure and 243 patients who underwent iliac crest bone graft . There were 414 patients from a 12-year period who underwent the analysis. The mean follow-up duration was 2.9 years.
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